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Laptop Programs:

Sycamore Technology Award

2020-2021 Sycamore Technology Award Information:
  • Brand-new laptop computer
  • Admission deadline: July 15 for fall and December 1 for spring
  • FAFSA deadline: July 15 for fall and December 1 for spring
  • Must be enrolled full-time
  • Open to Indiana and out-of-state residents
  • Not open to international, online-only, or returning Indiana State students
  • All incoming freshmen who are admitted to the University by the above deadline will be automatically considered for this award. No additional application is required.
  • For more information, contact the Student Financial Aid office at 812-237-2215 or [email protected].
Indiana State University will award a laptop computer to those students who are admitted and are Pell-eligible as determined by the FAFSA. To view the rules and regulations governing this award, see Fall Sycamore Technology Award or Spring Sycamore Technology Award. To apply for admission to Indiana State University, see apply. Note on combining scholarships: Students who qualify for the Sycamore Technology Award may qualify for other awards. For details, see combining.  

Laptop Lending Service

Whether you forgot your laptop at home, your computer is being repaired, or you just don't have one, the Commuter Services Laptop Lending Program can help you. Commuter students may check out laptop computers, free of charge. All laptops have built-in wireless network and are loaded with ISU approved software. Hulman Memorial Student Union Information Desk: Laptops at this location may be checked out for four hours at a time. For assistance, go to the HMSU Information Desk.
Link(s): https://www.indstate.edu/scholarships/freshman/sycamore-technology https://www.indstate.edu/services/commuter/laptop-lending  

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